Guidance Note for Noise: Licence Applications, Surveys and Assessments in Relation to Scheduled Activities (NG4)

Year: 2016

The NG4 guidance note was originally published in 2012, and this current update to NG4 was published in 2016. This revised Noise Guidance Note (NG4) is intended to assist licensed sites with the assessment of their potential and actual noise impact on the local environment. In all cases this revised version of NG4 should be applied by licensees and consultants.

Ambient Air Monitoring in Balbriggan , Dublin

Year: 2015

Ambient Air Monitoring In Balbriggan , Dublin

Ambient Air Monitoring in Mullingar, Westmeath

Year: 2015

Ambient air monitoring in Mullingar, Westmeath

Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2014

Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2014

A Report for the Year 2014, November 2015

Year: 2015

This report provides an overview of urban waste water treatment in Ireland during 2014 and includes an assessment of effluent quality against national and European Standards.

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Developing and Assessing Alternatives in Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

Year: 2015

Alternatives are fundamental to the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) process. This research report makes recommendations for how to incorporate good practice when considering alternatives in the plan and SEA making process. It also sets out a methodology for how to develop and assess alternatives when carrying out SEA.

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Air Quality in Ireland 2014

Key Indicators of Ambient Air Quality., September 2015

Year: 2015

Ambient air quality trends based on concentration measurements in 2014 of particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, black smoke, heavy metals, ozone, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and benzene.

Caighdeán Aeir in Éirinn 2014

Príomhtháscairí Maidir le Caighdeán an Aeir sa Timpeallacht, September 2015

Year: 2015

Soláthraíonn an tuarascáil seo forbhreathnú ar threochtaí maidir le caighdeán an aeir thimpeallaigh in Éirinn i 2014. Tá an anailís a chuirtear i láthair anseo maidir le cáilíocht aeir bunaithe ar thoisí áirithe tiúchana de na truailleáin seo a leanas: leibhéil cháithníní, ózón, ocsaídí Nítrigine, dé-ocsaíd sulfair, luaidhe, aonocsaíd charbóin agus beinséin.

WFD Application Phase 1 Technical Overview

WFD Application Phase 1 Technical Overview, August 2015

Year: 2015

WFD Application Phase 1 Technical Overview

An approach to characterisation as part of implementation of the Water Framework Directive

Version 2.0 May 2015, August 2015

Year: 2015

WFD Characterisation Approach (May 2015)

SEA Resource Manual for Local and Regional Planning Authorities

Year: 2015

The Manual provides a step by step guide to the SEA and plan-making process with a view to promoting integration between the key stages of both processes. It has been prepared for Local and Regional Authorities by the Western Regional Authority (WRA) in association with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Note: This version was reviewed/updated in 2015.

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Water Quality in Ireland 2010 - 2012

Year: 2015

The purpose of the report is to give a detailed review of all the main issues related to the quality of the aquatic environment in Ireland, in order to provide guidance towards the protection and enhancement of this valuable resource, and the preparation of second cycle river basin management plans under the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC).

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Farm Hazardous Waste Report 2014

Year: 2015

The EPA, Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), 10 local authorities, WEEE Ireland, European Recycling Platform (ERP), and RILTA Environmental Ltd collaborated in 2014 in a joint initiative to facilitate the collection, recover and disposal of hazardous waste from farms.

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Ireland's National Inventory Submissions 2015

Year: 2015

Ireland's annual inventory submissions including the National Inventory Report (NIR) and Common Reporting Format (CRF) data files and supplementary information if available. The NIR contains transparent and detailed information on the inventory for years 1990-2013. The CRF tables contain all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals, implied emission factors and activity data.

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Ireland's National Inventory Submissions 2015

Year: 2015

Ireland's annual inventory submissions including the National Inventory Report (NIR) and Common Reporting Format (CRF) data files and supplementary information if available. The NIR contains transparent and detailed information on the inventory for years 1990-2013. The CRF tables contain all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals, implied emission factors and activity data.

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The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2014

An Overview for the year 2014, April 2015

Year: 2015

Overall the quality of Ireland’s bathing water quality remains extremely high, with 94% of bathing waters complying with new stricter EU standards and achieving at least ‘Sufficient’ water quality status in 2014. Assessment was undertaken using 4 years of data (2011-2014) as opposed to annual data previously. Around 90% of other monitored waters also met the standards for at least ‘Good’ quality.

Air Pollutant Emissions in Ireland 1990-2013

Ireland's UNECE Submissions 2015

Year: 2015

Ireland's submissions under UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) include the Informative Inventory Report (IIR) and Nomenclature for reporting (NFR) tables. The IIR contains detailed information on methodologies, activity data and emission factors and the NFR tables contain air pollutant emissions and activity data for years 1990-2013.

Changes to National Allocation Table 2015

for the period 2013-2020 pursuant to Article 10a(7) of Directive 2003/87/EC (NER) (Updates due to Changes in CL Status), April 2015

Year: 2015

National Allocation Table for the period 2013-2020 c

NIMs - Updates due to Changes in CL Status Com. Decision 2014/746/EU, April 2015

Year: 2015

National Allocation Table for the period 2013-2020 b

Pursuant to Article 10A(7) of Directive 2003/87/EC (NIMs) - Updates due to changes to the operation of an installation., March 2015

Year: 2015

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